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Artificial Turf and Your Ass Is Grass

Artificial turf is growing in popularity for sports facilities, primarily because of the promise of reduced maintenance costs, improved playability and increased durability.…

Arctic Drilling Decision: Shell’s Chutzpah, Protesters’ Angst

The decision to give Shell Oil the go-ahead to drill in the Arctic “shows why we may never win the fight against climate…

Why Sacred Places Should Matter, Even to Business Folks

The PR-push to proclaim national parks as “America’s Best Idea” missed an important historic fact: Sacred places are the oldest protected areas on…

Rio 2016 Olympics: Amidst Doubts, One Stadium Stands Ready

The 2016 Summer Olympics are now less than two years away, and the situation remains complicated in Rio. Demonstrations against corruption, poor public…

Sustainable Economic Solutions to California’s Drought

The obvious long-term solution is to reduce human pollution, which has generated the climate change that has intensified droughts in California and the…

California’s Hidden Water Consumer: Power Plants

As California suffers through its fourth year of record drought and Gov. Jerry Brown imposes mandatory water restrictions for the first time in…

Drought Forces Santa Barbara to Reactivate Desalination Plant

In response to a 3-year drought, the city of Santa Barbara is re-activating a seawater desalination plant that's been out of use for…

Can ‘Test-Tube Meat’ Cure Hunger and Agricultural Pollution?

While you may not find poultry grown in a petri dish to be appetizing, the benefits of engineering our food could prove to…

California Dreaming: You Can’t Have Cheap Water Forever

For the better part of a century, we’ve used reasonably static thinking: first believing in the infinite elasticity of scarce resources like cheap…

Levi Strauss: 1 Billion Liters of Water Saved and Counting

The average American washes their jeans after wearing them just twice. If we extended that to 10, we could water the city of…

Disney Vanquishes Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The Walt Disney Co. reduced its emissions by 31 percent in 2014, with a goal to reduce net emissions by 50 percent by…

World Water Day: Driving Digital Engagement to Address the Water Crisis

One in 9 people across the globe lack access to safe water. For others, clean water comes plentifully from the tap. Can digital…

3p Weekend: 10 Corporate Leaders in Water Stewardship

This Sunday, March 22, is World Water Day -- a day to celebrate water and make a difference for those who lack access…

The Apparel Industry’s Answer to Global Water Shortages

Sustainable fashion depends not only on the smart use of water resources, but also on new ways to reduce the dependence on water…

Why You Should Care About Freshwater

RFK Jr explains that as freshwater supplies dwindle, global investors are scrambling to own what’s left. The World Bank already values water privatization…